Silicone therapy has a primary role in scar management. Silicones have proven to be suitable and effective treatment for many types of scars.
Silicone gel – Clinical efficacy in scar therapy
An observational study about the use of a liquid silicone gel (applied from a tube) to treat scars was conducted by 66 private practice dermatologists over a period of 20 months. The study included 1522 patients with hypertrophic scars, keloids, and other types of scars.
patients were included in this study
months was the average treatment period
% of the doctors rated the treatment as “good” or “very good”
% of dermatologists rated the tolerability of the silicone gel as “good” or “very good” throughout the whole treatment period